What does neighbor mean?

Definitions for neighbor

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word neighbor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. neighbor, neighbour(noun)

    a person who lives (or is located) near another

  2. neighbor, neighbour(verb)

    a nearby object of the same kind

    "Fort Worth is a neighbor of Dallas"; "what is the closest neighbor to the Earth?"

  3. neighbor, neighbour(verb)

    live or be located as a neighbor

    "the neighboring house"

  4. neighbor, neighbour(verb)

    be located near or adjacent to

    "Pakistan neighbors India"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Neighbor(noun)

    a person who lives near another; one whose abode is not far off

  2. Neighbor(noun)

    one who is near in sympathy or confidence

  3. Neighbor(noun)

    one entitled to, or exhibiting, neighborly kindness; hence, one of the human race; a fellow being

  4. Neighbor(adj)

    near to another; adjoining; adjacent; next; neighboring

  5. neighbor(verb)

    to adjoin; to border on; tobe near to

  6. neighbor(verb)

    to associate intimately with

  7. Neighbor(verb)

    to dwell in the vicinity; to be a neighbor, or in the neighborhood; to be near

  8. Origin: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. neighbor

    The man who knows more about you than you know about yourself.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    One who knows more about your affairs than yourself.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of neighbor in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of neighbor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Danish proverb:

    No one is rich enough to do without a neighbor.

  2. John Ray:

    Love thy neighbor, but pull not down thy hedge.

  3. German proverb:

    Love your neighbor, but don't tear down your fence.

  4. Victoria Mendez:

    He [the neighbor] said, 'Stop or I’m going to shoot,'.

  5. Natalie Batalha:

    Astronomically speaking, that’s a very close neighbor.

Images & Illustrations of neighbor

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